“Check me out,” Biden told a crowd of near 150. “If you like what you see, help me out, if not, vote for the other guy.”
“The things we’re talking about with Sanders are things I’ve wanted my whole life.”
“I must say, I’m a little troubled when I look around and see what’s happening,” Weld said, adding that he “was so proud of Mitt Romney,” another former Mass governor who was the only Republican to vote for impeachment.
Klobuchar went on to tell the crowd that her campaign exceeded expectations: “I think the answer for all of this is that you want a president who has the presence of mind that can thrive in chaos.”
At this point in 1952, incumbent President Harry Truman was on the fence about seeking another term, and other big-name Dems were unwilling to succeed his increasingly unpopular presidency.